Everything tagged with walking

Blog post: Londoners lead the way for cycle commuting and taking public transport to work

Hackney has seen the biggest increase in cycling across England and Wales, while public transport use has increased across Greater London more than anywhere else, according to a new study. This is the result of new research on commuting journey...

Blog post: Encourage cycling say health experts because inactivity is as “dangerous as smoking”

National and local governments should encourage improved public health by making walking and cycling more attractive to everyone, as has been done on the Continent, according a new report by the National Institute for Health Clinical Excellence ...

Blog post: Hackney, Camden and Waltham Forest join Islington in move to borough-wide 20mph

0n 21 November 2012, Hackney Council voted overwhelmingly to confirm its commitment to 20mph as the default speed limit for the borough. Camden and Waltham Forest also recently joined Islington in committing to borough-wide 20mph speed limits ...

Blog post: London's best off-road cycling and walking route to Olympic Park will be closed for the games

London cyclists have been stunned by the news that one of the capital's most popular walking and cycling routes, along the River Lea, leading to the Olympic Park, will be closed the beginning of July to 10th September. It will be replaced ...

Blog post: River Lea towpath link in Bow attracts thousands of walkers and cyclists

Earlier this year, we reported that the so-called ‘missing link’ towpath under Bow Flyover would be built. Last month the suspended platform has been installed, attracting thousands of walkers and cyclists. Local LCC groups campaig...